[torqueusers] location of pam module

Garrick garrick at usc.edu
Mon Dec 20 09:00:53 MST 2010


The question is for software in the contrib directory. It has nothing to do with torque's spec file. 

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On Dec 19, 2010, at 10:28 PM, Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 1:33 PM, Lloyd Brown <lloyd_brown at byu.edu> wrote:
>> Can anyone provide any insight as to where the Torque "make rpm" process
>> decides to place the pam_pbssimpleauth.so module?  I compiled 2.4.7 a
>> while ago, and it put it into "/lib64/security", but I recently
>> recompiled with a slight (and unrelated) patch from Adaptive, with the
>> same syntax (at least I think so), and it put it in "/lib/security".  I
>> don't think I did anything different that would have caused this, but
>> I'm really not sure what parameters or environmental factors could have
>> caused this to change.
> 
> The .spec file in the source tree has a number of issues. I don't
> recommend it. The code has a confusing and inappropriate hardcoding of
> RPM macro values based on the settings from the ./configure operation,
> and does not use the '%_var' or '%_bindir' values of normal RPM's to
> control them. This makes resetting your Torque homedir, or
> documentation location for your particular OS, rather difficult. It
> also has woven in some under-tested support for compiling in DRMAA
> features.
> 
> I've given up on it, and tried porting the 2.4.10 SRPM to version
> 2.4.11. That works well, and includes configuration files and sensible
> hooks for graphical tools, and for compiling the "doc" package as a
> "noarch" RPM, if your RPM version can deal with that. I'll post it if
> you like.
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